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A Short History of Penzance, S. Michael's Mount, S. Ives, and the Land's End ...
Rev. W. S. Lach-Szyrma
No preview available - 2017
Alverton ancient antiquities Arundell battle Bishop Bishop of Exeter Bodmin Borlase borough Brito-Celtic Brittany built Burian called Carew Castle Celtic century chapel Charles charter civilization coast consecrated Cornish language Cornishmen Cornu-British Danes Danmonii Davy Dean Devon Earl of Cornwall Edward England English epoch Exeter fishermen fishing French Gael gentry granted Gulval Gwavas Henry VIII Irish Ives John Keigwin King land Land's End Land's End district legend Leland Lelant lived London Lord Ludgvan Madron manor Manx Marazion Mary's mayor mediaeval Michael's Mount middle ages miners modern Morvah Mount's Bay Mousehole native Newlyn Norden old Cornish Pendeen Penzance perchance perhaps Phoenician pier Plan-an-Guare Pomeroy Prince probably records reign Richard rock Roman royal Saint Saxon Scilly seems Sennen ship Spaniards speak story supposed Towednack town tradition troops vicar of Madron Wesley West Cornwall West Penwith William Zennor
Page 167 - The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.
Page 24 - About my moneys and my usances : Still have I borne it with a patient shrug, For sufferance is the badge of all our tribe. You call me misbeliever, cut-throat dog, And spit upon my Jewish gaberdine, And all for use of that which is mine own. Well, then, it now appears you need my help. Go to, then ; you come to me, and you say, Shylock, we would have moneys...
Page 59 - The country people flock from all sides, many miles off, to hear and see it ; for they have therein devils and devices, to delight as well the eye as the eare ; the players conne not their parts without booke, but are prompted by one called the ordinary, who followeth at their back with the book in his hand, and telleth them softly what they must pronounce aloud.
Page 43 - D'ARTHUR. So all day long the noise of battle roll'd Among the mountains by the winter sea ; Until King Arthur's table, man by man, Had fallen in Lyonness about their Lord, King Arthur : then, because his wound was deep, The bold Sir Bedivere uplifted him, Sir Bedivere, the last of all his knights, And bore him to a chapel nigh the field, A broken chancel with a broken cross, That stood on a dark strait of barren land. On one side lay the...
Page 1 - These prepare the tin, working very skilfully the earth which produces it. The ground is rocky, but it has in it earthy veins, the produce of which is brought down and melted and purified.
Page 123 - Far on the deep the Spaniard saw, along each southern shire , Cape beyond cape, in endless range, those twinkling points of fire.
Page 169 - ... finding the uproar increase, I went into the midst, and brought the head of the mob up with me to the desk. I received but one blow on the side of the head ; after which we reasoned the case, till he grew milder and milder, and at length undertook to quiet his companions.
Page 137 - ... great and eminent courage and patience in their indefatigable prosecution of their great work against so potent an enemy, backed with so strong, rich and populous cities, and so plentifully furnished and supplied with men, arms, money, ammunition, and...
Page 3 - Tarshish was thy merchant by reason of the multitude of all kinds of riches ; with silver, iron, tin, and lead, they traded for thy wares.
Page 144 - I made them lay their hands in mine and swear •To reverence the King, as if he were Their conscience, and their conscience as their King, To break the heathen and uphold the Christ, To ride abroad redressing human wrongs, To speak no slander, no, nor listen to it, To honor his own word as if his God's, To lead sweet lives in purest chastity...